Cover Story Jamie Thorsen: A natural in forex By Daniel P. Collins Jamie Thorsen turned an entry-level banking job into a 30-plus-year career in forex. We talk with her about those early days and ask what she sees as the direction for the U.S. dollar and the euro. View Past Issues | Subscribe Editor's Note Market waltz or mayhem? By Ginger Szala April editor's note from Ginger Szala Forex Trader Sentiment support and resistance By Abe Cofnas Where will the markets go? Market Analysis QE3 still on table, though doubtful By Steven K. Beckner The recovery remains subpar but CTAs Top CTAs January 2012 By Daniel P. Collins Top CTAs for January 2012 Public Funds Public Funds February 2012 By Daniel P. Collins Public Funds through February 2012 Hedge Funds Hedge Funds January 2012 By Daniel P. Collins Hedge Fund performance for January 2012 Options Strategy Hedging your equity portfolio with a stock index option By M. Burkhardt How can you save time and money in hedging your equity portfolio? Trader Profiles Hamer: Returning to what works By Daniel P. Collins Hamer Trading appears to be a basic, solid, diversified, long-term trend-following CTA. That is until you see its 2011 performance. Hamer earned 24.97% in a year that saw most CTAs struggle. News MFGH trustee thwarts clients By Daniel P. Collins MF Global Holdings (MFGH) Trustee Louis Freeh agreed in essence to a partial waiver of client/attorney privilege regarding certain documents related to the holding company’s bankruptcy. Chartview: Credit rating downgrade weighs heavily on European economies A visual representation of Eurozone countries' debt-to-GDP ratios. Trading Techniques Stocks and the Juggernaut Surge By Billy Williams A simple price pattern, the Juggernaut Surge, is a strong indicator that a stock may offer big profits while maintaining a large safety margin. Building forex volatility strategies By Paul D. Cretien Using forex options to exploit Europe’s economic turmoil and the tenuous relationship between currencies. Hidden truths of Andrews’ pitchfork By Ron Jaenisch Adding parallel reaction lines and using timing methods make this technical tool even more useful. Roger Babson and the arrow of time By Ron Jaenisch How much trading capital is enough? By Joseph Stuber While money management is important to any program, properly funding that program to begin with can be even more vital. Managed Money Carried interest, here we go again By Robert Hartnett Carried interest is again in play this year and new rules could affect a manager’s tax burden. Markets Dollar wins by default... again By Phil Burgert Currency market outlooks are shifting as countries take on austerity programs amid rising energy prices. Meanwhile, central banks try to keep an even keel. Tech Talk: The rising sun By Michael Boutros The Japanese yen recently has awakened from its seven-month slumber below the 80-handle after making fresh post-World-War-II lows. Technology & Trading Money management for portfolios: It’s a risk game By Murray A. Ruggiero Jr. Dynamic portfolio selection can help you grow your account by finding the best trades within a larger basket of markets. Industry Trends Do today’s markets lack resiliency? By Steve Zwick Traders' View of the World: High-frequency trading has created a push-back to markets focused on efficiency. World leaders are looking to create resilient markets, and the two don’t always go together. Software Review Software Review: OptionsCity Freeway By Michael Gutmann Addressing Time-to-Market for the Professional Algorithmic Trader Book Reviews The Universal Principles of Successful Trading By Leslie N. Masonson Review of "The Universal Principles of Successful Trading" by Brent Penfold Currency Trading for Dummies: Second Edition By Patrick Kelly Review of "Currency Trading for Dummies: Second Edition" by Brian Dolan Trading 101 How to begin trading exotic currencies By Michael J. McFarlin Like any tradable product, exotic currencies offer opportunity. As often is the case, though, special care needs to be taken to ensure that golden opportunity doesn’t turn into a fool’s dream.